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Call for applications : 2021 Odyssée artist-in-residency programme/

Call for applications : 2021 Odyssée artist-in-residency programme

With the support of the French Ministry of culture, the ACCR has been coordinating the Odyssée artist-in-residency program. The program is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Cultural Centers – Historic Monuments

More than 700 artists from over 79 different countries have taken part in the program, developing projects in different areas such as music, architecture, arts and crafts, visual arts, dramatic writing, novel writing, scriptwriting, animated film-making, photography and journalism. 
 
THE 2021 ODYSSÉE CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 
 
It is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals coming from all countries other than France. 
 
We highly encourage women to apply. 
 
Applications for a residency period in the area of artistic and cultural projects must be in line with the artistic project of the selected French cultural center (see in attached document). Artists, researchers and culture professionals wanting to apply for a residency period within a French Cultural Center, have to: 
 
- fill-in the form following the link : https://forms.gle/L6jxGkSui7h2BQmeA , before the 29th of may 2021
 
Please, in attaching the requested documents, name them as it follows: 
Type of document_SURNAME_Name , i.e. CV_SMITH_John
 
- or send their projects to the selected center, with one copy to the ACCR office, before the 29th of may 2021.
 
Applications for a residency period in the area of cultural management and networking are to be sent directly to the ACCR, before the 29th of May 2021 as it follows: 
 
- through the form at the following link : https://forms.gle/L6jxGkSui7h2BQmeA 
 
Please, in attaching the requested documents, name them as it follows: 
Type of document_SURNAME_Name , i.e. CV_SMITH_John
 
- or by e-mail to : residences@accr-europe.org, including “Odyssée 2021” as the subject 
 
Applications should include:  
Curriculum vitae / short biography;
Personal project for the residency period in line with the global project of the welcoming center;
Selection of works or link to on-line recording of music or theatre creations, if applicable, whenever possible;
Cover letter;
Recommendation letter;
Proof of residence (recent utility bill i.e. telephone, gas, electric);
Copy of passport or national identity card.
 
The Odyssée artist-in-residency program allows residents whose projects have been selected by a CCR (Centre Culturel de Rencontre), member of the French network, to receive 1200€ per month and the refunding of their travel fees (up to a determined level depending on the distance from their country to the CCR). Residents are staying free of charge, within the Centre that has accepted them. Some Centers offers restauration on the spot, others reimburse restauration fees within a certain limit). Whenever possible, the Centre puts at their disposal material necessary for their residency project. The period of residency can vary between 1 and 6 months.
 
Agenda:
End of june 2021 : Odyssée Commission deciding on the applications
july 2021 : Answers to applications.
 
For further information, please contact: residences@accr-europe.org
 
Please don't wait until the very last day to send us your application!